us polo assn underwear Chico police probe three armed robberies Saturday
Chico >> The Chico Police Department responded to three separate reports of armed robberies Saturday evening, and it has asked for the public help in solving the crimes. Saturday at the Park Plaza shopping center at 720 Mangrove Ave., where a woman inquiring about a car on Craigslist was robbed of her money, according to a press release issued by Chico police.
After the woman gave the robber an undisclosed amount of money, the robber brandished a handgun told the woman to walk away, according to the release. The robber then fled the area in a silver 2015 Ford Mustang and was last seen entering Highway 99 at East First Avenue.
The robber was described as a black man, about 6 foot 2 and 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing tennis shoes, blue jeans and a black polo type shirt. at Orchard Supply Hardware, 231 W. East Ave.
A robber entered the store and approached the customer service counter, brandishing a firearm and telling a clerk to hand over money.
After the clerk gave the robber an undisclosed amount of money, the robber left the store and fled the scene in a silver Subaru type SUV. He was last seen turning east toward West East Avenue.
The robber was described as a black or Hispanic man in his 30s, about 6 foot 2 and approximately 200 pounds. He was wearing a dark colored sweatshirt and blue jeans.
A man entered the business and walked toward the closest register. He brandished a handgun and demanded money from a clerk.
After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the robber left the store and fled the area in a white 1990s model sedan.
The robber was described as a Hispanic man in his 30s, about 6 foot 3, weighing about 240 pounds. He was wearing a green colored sweatshirt, blue pants and black shoes.